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Breaking: Kogi popular politician, Friday Makama kidnapped in Abuja



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Former member of Kogi State House of Assembly, Hon. Friday Sani Makama has been kidnapped by a yet to be identified gunmen at a hotel in Abuja, CAPITAL POST has learnt.

He was kidnapped alongside other persons early morning on Thursday.

The manager of the hotel where the politician was kidnapped made a distress call to his relative, where he disclosed that the ex-Kogi lawmaker has been kidnapped.

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The information was still sketchy if his abduction has political undertone or not as at the press time.

The gunmen were said to have shot sporadically into the air while the security guards
and residents around scampered for safety before badging into hotel rooms to whisk away their victims.

Some guests were among those abducted, according to information reaching CAPITAL POST.

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The abductors reportedly stormed, a village called Tunga Maje near Zuba in Abuja and kidnapped Prince Frederick Adejoh (Oma Onu Aya), and other unspecified numbers from Hilltop Hotel.

Hon. Friday Makama represented Igala-Mela-Odolu State constituency previously on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before he defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress in a political realignment preparatory for 2023 General election.

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The manager of the Hotel Mr Adejoh Maquile said there were sign of blood on the ground and they can’t identify who among the victims that sustained the injury.

Tunga Maje is a suburb on Zuba – Lokoja highway and has been notorious for kidnappings.


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